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Feb 26 '19 15:00

A 6-year-old Dutch girl who was found unconscious in a ski lift in Châtel in France on Thursday, is still in hospital in Switzerland and her condition is stable. She is being kept in a coma, but doctors are hopeful about her chances of recovery, RTL Nieuws reports.

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May 24 '16 15:01

The Netherlands was named a member of the World Health Organization's executive board at the UN organizations annual meeting, currently taking place in Geneva. According to Health Minister Edith Schippers, this means the Netherlands will have more influence on the organization's policy

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Mar 1 '16 09:43

The Netherlands will help monitor the situation in Syria and violations to the ceasefire in the country in a communication center based in Geneva, Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs said to BNR after a meeting with the International Syria Support Group on the ceasefire in Syria.

Jan 22 '16 10:01

Supercar manufacturer Spyker will be unveiling its plans for the future in Geneva on March 1st

Aug 19 '15 14:53

The Dutch government has promised the international community that Zwarte Piet will be changed int a figure that is acceptable to everyone. He will not be banned however.

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Aug 19 '15 08:35

A Dutch delegation is facing a United Nations committee that acts against racial discrimination in Geneva on Wednesday. Topics that will be discussed includes the Zwarte Piet issue, ethnic profiling by the police and the situation on the labor market

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May 20 '15 14:45

The Netherlands often violates the rights of children, with especially vulnerable children often falling victim of child rights violations. This is the conclusion of child rights organization UNICEF Nederland and Defense for Children in their Annual Report Children's Rights 2015.

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Mar 2 '15 12:03

Foreign Affairs Minister Bert Koenders’ presence at the 28 session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva today marks the renewed entrance of the Netherlands in this council, according to a press release from the Ministry.

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Oct 23 '14 10:39

Today in the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) the Netherlands was elected in the Human Rights Council for the period 2015 to 2017.

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Jul 24 '14 13:10

In Amsterdam, one in 38 people is a millionaire, according to a study. This brings the Dutch capital in ninth place on the world ranking list. Monaco is still at first place, where 29 percent of the population on the French Riviera has millions in the bank.

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Dec 31 '13 12:09

The round-up of some of this year’s most noteworthy events and news stories.

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